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Conflict between religion and the First Amendment

Conflict between religion and the First Amendment

September 13, 2017

The issue of gay rights is once again before the Supreme Court.Next month, the justices will hear arguments...

Gorsuch: preserving constitutional rights

Gorsuch: preserving constitutional rights

February 22, 2017

President Trump's Supreme Court nominee was called an “extreme right winger” in a Cynic ar...

The petty partisanship games in judicial system

Lindsay Freed

February 25, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Much like the power Justice Antonin Scalia had during his life, the aftershock of his death will be immense. Contrary to how the Framers intended the government to work, our stagnant, uncooperative Republican-controlled Senate will likely do everything in its power to delay or block any attempts by the Obama administration to fill ...

Scalia’s death causes backlash

Joey Brown

February 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion

A day after Scalia’s death, a sizeable segment of the so-called compassionate Left took to the Internet to celebrate the passing of one of the most prolific wits who has ever staffed the Supreme Court.Among them was Salon’s Katie Halper, who published a collection of his quotes for which she provided commentary, ...

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